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Azvas

Azvas P. {-zvasiti} and {-zvasati} (Impv. 2. sg. {-zvasihi} and {-zvasa} [MBh. vi , 490] ; impf. {-azvasIt} [Bhatt.] and {-azvasat} [Kathas. xxxiii , 129]) A1. {-zvasate} , to breathe , breathe again or freely to take or recover breath , take heart or courage ; to revive MBh. R. Kathas. BhP. &c.: Caus. {-zvAsayati} , to cause to take breath to encourage , comfort ; to calm , console , cheer up MBh. Susr. Ragh. Kum. &c.
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